Ptomaine Street

This book has a white dj with dark blue lettering and a red cover illustration. Jacket is clipped at lower front edge of flap, soiled and edgeworn. Book has mild wear/soil, but most inner pages are clean. Wells' parody of Sinclair Lewis' "Main Street" sold five printings in 20 weeks, according to the DJ cover; this is the fifth printing. 125 pages; approx. 5"x8".


  • PTOMAINE STREET: THE TALE OF WARBLE PETTICOAT
  • Carolyn Wells
  • J.B. Lippincott Co., 1922